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East of England Work Placements

Below is a list of all the Finance and Procurement work placements available in the East of England.

If you are interested in applying for any of these roles please download the application form below.

Instructions on what to do with your completed application form are contained within the document.

Click here to download the application form

Any questions / queries, please contact - Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Organisation
Role
Location
Office/Remote/Hybrid
More info
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Assistant Management Accountant
Bedfordshire - Luton
Office

Number of Posts: 1 or 2


Base Location: 
Office: Comyns Berkley House, Lewsey Road
Town: Luton
County: Bedfordshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? Yes - Bedford Hospital 

Work Location:
Office based


Salary: AfC Band 3 / £20,330  


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Management Accounts Team.

It is an exciting time to join the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  We run two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Our 7,500 staff provide high quality care for a growing population of around 700,000 across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas.

We are looking for an undergraduate to be part of the team and join us in this exciting time.  This placement provides an excellent opportunity for developing a range of accounting skills and experience, and involves direct contact with budget holders as we support them in the monitoring and management of their budget.

With support from their line manager and other members of the finance team, he/she will be responsible for the production and analysis of monthly statements for their designated service line(s). He/she will help provide financial advice to general managers and other budget holders that will assist them in the preparation of annual budgets and business plans, via regular meetings and ad hoc queries.  He/she will be expected to plan their own work to ensure that given timescales are met. The post-holder will also provide ad hoc support to other members of the finance team as required.

Duties will include:

  • To help produce timely and accurate financial statements for service lines on a monthly basis through the calculation and posting of accruals and prepayments.
  • To support budget holders in managing their financial position such that the Trust is able to achieve its financial targets.  This will include providing complex and sensitive information, and will require skills of negotiation and persuasion.
  • Support management accountants with variance analysis.
  • Deal with queries from budget holders and other member of the finance team.
  • To provide reports of the Directorates financial position to the Management Accountants to allow aggregation of the Trust’s financial position on a timely monthly basis.
  • To analyse financial trends involving many streams of data and forecast financial expenditure.
  • Raise invoices to other organisations for ad hoc/regular services provided.
  • To help prepare annual service line budgets for service planning, supporting budget holders through the budget setting process.
  • To monitor & control budgetary changes throughout the year for relevant service line(s).
  • To act independently and show initiative under the supervision of Management Accountants
  • To provide ad hoc support to Management Accountants, Finance Managers, Director of Finance & other team members as required.
Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to www.bedfordshirehospitals.nhs.uk


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Assistant
Cambridgeshire - Fulbourn
Remote

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Elizabeth House
Town: Fulbourn
County: Cambridgeshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? No

Work Location: 
Remote

Home - the team does not have an office base.
Will need to come into Cambridge office to collect IT, and for occasional team meetings (quarterly)


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Organisation: East of England Provider Collaborative (hosted by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust) 


Role Description:

The post holder will work in the Finance and Information division of the Transformation and Commissioning Team (TACT).

They will be responsible for validation of financial transactions, preparation of data for reporting, and financial and activity analysis.  Opportunities to be involved in contract negotiation and monitoring, financial assessment of business cases and support to transformation projects.

 Duties will include

  • maintaining accurate records of chargeable patients and activities, recording and validating invoices and resolving discrepancies and disputes. 
  • Preparation of financial statements and presentation of finance and activity data in tabular and graphical forms. 
  • Ad hoc financial and activity analysis and
  • opportunities to write and present reports.  .

The finance and information team is very small (3 people) and there will be opportunities for the postholder to be involved in a range of projects and have a wide portfolio of work.  It is also likely that the postholder will be able to experience contracting, commissioning and project management within Specialist Mental Health Services commissioning.

Further Information:

East of England Provider Collaborative was established in July 21.  It is a partnership of six mental health trusts who collectively manage the commissioning budgets for specialist mental health services (adult secure, childrens Tier 4 and adult eating disorders) for the East of England region. 

The commissioning activities and administrative functions of the Provider Collaborative are undertaken by the Transformation and Commissioning Team (TACT), hosted by Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, but operating across the whole region. 

By working together, and with strong clinical leadership and active patient and carer involvement, we are transforming services with the aim of ensuring all patients are treated in the least restrictive setting and as close to home as possible.

This is an exciting new commissioning model that has already made significant changes that have improved care for patients.


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Undergraduate Work Placement
Cambridgeshire - Huntingdon
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 2


Base Location: 
Office: Kingfisher House, Hinchingbrooke Business Park
Town: Huntingdon
County: Cambridgeshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? No

Work Location:
Hybrid - Minimum two days per week in the office, with remainder of week at home 


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270 pa


Role Description:

For more information, please download the job description (PDF 163kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/ 


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Finance Undergraduate Placement Student
Cambridgeshire - St Ives
Office

Number of Posts: 2


Base Location: 
Office:  Unit 7 & 8, Meadow Lane
Town: St Ives
County:  Cambridgeshire

Requirement to travel to other locations?
No

Work Location:
Office


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270 


Role Description:
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust's vision is to provide high quality care through our excellent people.

Community based health care services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health care.

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust is one of the smaller NHS organisations in the region with an expanding portfolio of services across the eastern region. This enables us to provide you with a placement year that will give you greater experiences in more aspects of NHS Finance, allowing you to develop broader skills and understanding.

For the past twelve years our Finance team has successfully guided students through an interesting and rewarding placement year, with many going onto future finance careers after graduating university. Our placement programme is tailored to you and the greater challenge and responsibility you want the more you will be given.

The Finance Graduate Placement Student plays a key role in the delivery of the Trust’s financial services and you will become an expert in your area of responsibility, supporting our wide range of services in delivering NHS care. Our clinical services will look to you to answer queries and suggest improvements to their processes. Your role will cover recurring monthly tasks at the close down of each financial period and will have active input into important year end processes to aid production of the final accounts. Beyond this there will be the opportunity to be involved with focussed projects within the finance team.

On completion of your placement year, you will be able to see the impact you have made and have tangible evidence of tasks and responsibilities to add to your CV for future job applications.

View the job description (PDF 215kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/ 


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Management Accounts & Finance Assistant
Norfolk - Norwich
Office

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Norwich
City: Norwich
County: Norfolk

Requirement to travel to other locations? No

Work Location:
Office based.


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Finance & Management Accounts Team.

They will be responsible for supporting the Management Accounts team in their preparation of monthly budget statements and forecast reports, and annual budget setting.

Duties will include data preparation, analysis and investigation, journal posting, and accurate record keeping. Interrogation of the financial ledger and other data systems (for example these could include: Rostering, Staff records and Fleet)

There will also be an opportunity to support the Financial Services team in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processing, and the Charities function.

Download the person specification (DOCX 97kb)
Download the job description (DOCX 377kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.eastamb.nhs.uk/ 


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Assistant Management Accountant
Essex - Colchester
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 2


Base Location: 
Office: Villa 10 or Remote working
Town: Colchester
County: Essex

Requirement to travel to other locations?
Yes Dependent on COVID - Ipswich Hospital

Work Location:
Hybrid working - likely 1 or 2 days a week in the office maximum although we can be flexible if they want to be in full time 


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Operational Financial Management Team.

They will be responsible for helping to provide monthly management accounts and support budget holders to manage their resources.

Duties will include (responsibility and the range will increase as experience increases).

  • To help prepare monthly management accounts, supported by high quality working papers, for review by the Deputy Finance manager.
  • To help prepare an analysis of monthly management accounts, including budget variance analysis, using the Finance department’s standard approach and format in accordance with the monthly timetable.
  • To help prepare costings for contract variations, or service delivery changes using standard costing methodology under the supervision of the Finance manager or Operational Financial Management Team.
  • To work with the Operational Financial Management Team to understand the monitoring and support in place for the delivery of cost improvement programmes.
  • To meet with individual budget holders to discuss budget performance and help them to identify opportunities to invest more resources wisely if underspent or mitigating actions if overspent.
  • To be part of a group that review current processes with an objective to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

We will use the bitesize short courses as part of their induction.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.esneft.nhs.uk/ 


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Assistant Management Accountant
Hertfordshire - Hatfield
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Trust Head Office
Town: Hatfield
County: Hertfordshire
Very close to Hatfield Train Station

Requirement to travel to other locations? No

Work Location:
Hybrid - At the current time guide is 60% office based, 40% home based; could be completely office based if required; cannot be completely home based


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £18,546


Role Description:

To assist the Management Accounts and Secondary Commissioning Teams in providing accurate and timely financial information and support, in a user-friendly manner, to staff within the organisation.  This will include calculation and upload of accruals, coding and forwarding of invoices, data entry, and general support to the team.  The post holder will need to develop and utilise knowledge of Standing Financial Instructions, Standing Orders, current legislation, and HPFT policies and procedures.

Duties will include looking into payment queries, processing manual payments, liaising with staff and suppliers through e-mail and phone calls, checking staff vehicle documents, setting up users of the invoicing and expenses system. Within the Financial Planning & Reporting function there will be a requirement to analyse data and create working papers for the posting of accruals.

Download the job description (DOCX 29kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to www.hpft.nhs.uk

We are accredited with FFF at Level 1 with work underway to achieve Level 2, we encourage training & development and placement student will be able to take advantage of this


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Officer
Hertfordshire - Hatfield
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Trust Head Office
Town: Hatfield
County: Hertfordshire
Very close to Hatfield Train Station

Requirement to travel to other locations? No

Work Location:
Hybrid - At the current time guide is 60% office based, 40% home based; could be completely office based if required; cannot be completely home based


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £18,546


Role Description:

To work within a team that has responsibility for supporting our shared service team in the prompt and accurate processing of non-pay expenditure in accordance with the Trust’s Standing Financial Instructions and internal office procedures.

They will be responsible for assisting with the processing and payment of invoices and the processing of staff expenses.

Duties will include looking into payment queries, processing manual payments, liaising with staff and suppliers through e-mail and phone calls, checking staff vehicle documents, setting up users of the invoicing and expenses system. Within the Financial Planning & Reporting function there will be a requirement to analyse data and create working papers for the posting of accruals.

Download the job description (DOC 986kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to www.hpft.nhs.uk

We are accredited with FFF at Level 1 with work underway to achieve Level 2, we encourage training & development and placement student will be able to take advantage of this


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Assistant Financial Accountant in financial accounts and Management Accounts Assistant
Buckinghamshire - Central Milton Keynes
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Witan Gate House, 500-600 Witan Gate, MK9 1GB
Town: , Central Milton Keynes
County: Buckinghamshire

Requirement to travel to other locations?
Yes - Milton Keynes Hospital – in Milton Keynes

Work Location:
Hybrid working, working 2 days in the office, per week and 3 days at home. The 2 days in the office will be set days depending on the finance team you work in.


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the finance Team and will spend time in both teams.

In respect of Assistant Financial Account role
Responsible for undertaking financial accounts support which includes, supporting  and assisting in ensuring the integrity of the general ledger  by undertaking  monthly financial reconciliations, posting journals and reviewing control accounts and assisting  in Department of Health  requests for interim and year end accounts submissions, agreement of balances exercises and other accounts submissions.

In respect of Management Accounts Assistant role
Responsible for supporting the Management Accountant in providing financial support to a Finance Business Partner, Division and Clinical Service Unit.  This will involve assisting  in the production of monthly financial reporting packs which set out clearly performance in finance, and activity. Undertake management accounting tasks to deliver month end reporting (i.e. budget journals, accruals etc.) Assist in providing information required for budget setting and forecasting working with the management accountant.

The ideal candidate will have, the ability to accurately analyse complex data sets as well as having well developed interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with staff across all levels and disciplines both within the organisation and externally.

Further Information:

Intro Information from the DoF Terry Whittle (used for recruitment).

Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Milton Keynes University Hospital.

The finance department has  a modern office facility in central Milton Keynes, we encourage hybrid and flexible working arrangements to help you balance your professional responsibilities with other priorities and commitments. Team members enjoy great corporate benefits options, optional social events, regular departmental meetings, away days and support for professional development. We have recently been successful as a team in gaining accreditation from the NHS Finance Leadership Council, as part of the Future Focused Finance programme. ?

We are searching for talented, forward thinking and committed individuals to contribute to our agenda.

If you are excited by what you see and hear and believe you will align with our culture and values, then please do take your interest further. We would love to hear from you and discuss the potential of our organisation and your part in its future.

To learn more about our organisation, please go to www.mkuh.nhs.uk


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes ICB
Finance Assistant
Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Sherwood Place, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, MK3 6RT
Town: Milton Keynes
County: Buckinghamshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? Yes - see below:
Bedford Borough Council Offices, Bedford
Central Beds Council Offices, Chicksands
Luton Borough Council, Luton

Work Location: 
Hybrid - We operate a flexible working policy and have four bases across Bedfordshire Luton & Milton Keynes. Currently our policy is for between a minimum of 2 days per month to maximum of 3 days per week are spent in the office. This could be subject to some change


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270 


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Financial Reporting Team.

They will be working within a management accounts function responsible for support with month end processes, reporting to the management accountant for administration and corporate budgets.

Duties will include.

  • Support in processing the monthly payroll feed into the ledger and dealing with any coding errors.
  • Support in updating finance system and process accruals, adjustments and budget changes in Oracle.
  • Support on the corporate services monthly budget position, including analytical review of monthly transactions and preparing reports for managers.
  • Provide support during budget setting and year end.
  • Raising of sales invoices and maintenance of staff recharge register.

Opportunities for training to develop workplace skills e.g. use of MS Excel and for engagement across the wider finance function will be encouraged where possible.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.bedfordshirelutonandmiltonkeynes.icb.nhs.uk/

BLMK ICB is responsible for planning, organising and purchasing NHS funded healthcare for people living in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. Our overall aims are to ensure innovative, responsive and effective clinical commissioning and that our population has access to the highest quality healthcare providing the best patient care within available resources. We achieve this by working in partnership with GP  practices and localities, with patients and the public, with local councils, hospitals and other healthcare providers as part of an Integrated Care System.

The ICB has its head office at Arndale House, Luton and also retains offices in Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes.  Although staff are predominantly working from home at present it is possible to work at any of these locations, however there may be the need for some travel between offices.

We are open and inclusive. We understand, encourage and celebrate diversity, making BLMK ICB a place where we all feel we belong.


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ICB
Accounts Assistant
Cambridgeshire - Ely
Remote

Number of Posts: 2


Base Location: 
The post will be 100% home-working. The post holder will be required to visit NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care Board (CPICB) offices at the beginning and end of the contract.

Additional visits to CPICB office will be required over the course of the contract, to attend meetings and work with team members, likely not to exceed more than three to four visits per month.

CPICB Office: Gemini House, Bartholomew's Walk, Cambridgeshire Business Park, Angel Drove, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4EA

Town: Ely

County: Cambridgeshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? Yes, only on an Ad hoc basis and within the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough boundary. 

Work Location:
Home Worker 


Salary: Agenda for Change Band 2 / £20,270 (entry level)


Role Description:

One post holder will be based in the Primary Care Finance Team and the other in the Continuing Care Finance Team.

The post holders will swop roles halfway through their contract and so gain experience in both areas.

The Finance Assistant in the Primary Care Team will be responsible for processing claims from GP Practices for reimbursable costs.

Duties will include keeping record of claims received in the PC finance email in-box. Liaising with GP Practice staff with any queries and to ensure relevant information is received to support claims. Keeping up to date accurate records of claims using excel spreadsheets to ensure timely reimbursements are made to GP Practices. There will be analytical work, reporting of expenditure and supporting the monthly reporting process.

The Finance Assistant in the Continuing Care Finance Team will be responsible for monitoring and calculating payments of Personal Health budgets, liaising with service users and managed account providers to ensure monies are spent appropriately. Other duties will consist of assisting the Continuing Care team to manage payments for all Continuing Care providers, analysing and reporting expenditure, and supporting the financial planning process.

The Finance Assistant will be requested to carry out ad hoc requests to support the wider financial team.

Download the job description (DOCX 176kb)which was developed for the Continuing Care part of the role but is relevant for both parts.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Integrated Care System | CPICS website


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

NHS England (East of England)
Finance Assistant
Essex - Chelmsford
Remote

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Swift House
Town: either Chelmsford
County: Essex

Requirement to travel to other locations? Possibly, but limited.

Work Location:
Based on the way we are currently working - remote.


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Finance Team.

Download the job description (DOC 71kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to 

https://www.england.nhs.uk/

https://improvement.nhs.uk/


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

NHS England (East of England)
Finance Assistant
Cambridgeshire - Cambridge
Remote

Number of Posts: 2


Base Location: 
Office: Victoria House
Town: Cambridge
County: Cambridgeshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? Possibly, but limited.

Work Location:
Based on the way we are currently working - remote.


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Finance Team.

Download the job description (DOC 71kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to 

https://www.england.nhs.uk/

https://improvement.nhs.uk/


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

NHS England (East of England)
Finance Assistant
Hertfordshire - Welwyn Garden City
Remote

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Charter House
Town: Welwyn Garden City
County: Hertfordshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? Possibly, but limited.

Work Location:
Based on the way we are currently working - remote.


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Finance Team.

Download the job description (DOC 71kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to 

https://www.england.nhs.uk/

https://improvement.nhs.uk/


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

NHS England - Specialised Commissioning Team (East)
Information Commissioning Analyst Apprentice
Cambridgeshire - Fulbourn, Cambridge
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Victoria House
Town: Fulbourn, Cambridge
County: Cambridgeshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? No

Work Location: 
Hybrid - Home working with a few days in the office each month


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Specialised Commissioning Information Team.

Download Job description and person specification (DOCX 807kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to www.england.nhs.uk


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

NHS Mid and South Essex ICB
Finance Assistant
Essex - Basildon
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 3


Base Location: 
Office: Phoenix Court, Christopher Martin Road
Town:  Basildon
County: Essex

Requirement to travel to other locations?
Yes - Chelmsford, Thurrock 

Work Location:
Hybrid: Mixture – up to 4 days a month in the office.


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Mid & South Essex ICB Finance Team. 

Download Finance assistant JD for responsibilities and duties (PDF 139kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to Mid and South Essex Integrated Care System (ics.nhs.uk)


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
NHS Undergraduate Finance Trainee
Norfolk - Norwich
Remote

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Hellesdon Hospital
Town: Norwich
County: Norfolk

Requirement to travel to other locations? - Rarely

Work Location: 
Remote - Mainly working from home


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Management Accounts or Financial Services Team.

  • To assist in the management accounting and financial reporting of assigned Corporate/Care Groups.
  • To assist in producing budgets, forecasts and regular performance reports in line with the department’s reporting framework and timetable.
  • To assist in the administration of financial controls and systems updates.

To undertake the additional duties and procedures required to complete the annual accounts.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to www.nsft.nhs.uk

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides inpatient and community-based mental health services in both Norfolk and Suffolk. It is also commissioned to provide in some of its localities, learning disability services, along with other specialist services including medium and low secure services, wellbeing and perinatal (inc. Mother & Baby Unit).

Services include support for a wide range of low level and highly complex mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions, from anxiety and depression to ADHD and autism, schizophrenia, eating disorders, personality disorders and dementia.

Snapshot of NSFT - stats:

  • NSFT is the 7th largest mental health trust in the UK, covering 3,500 square miles
  • Our Trust provides more than 100 services, in more than 20 locations, and at over 50 sites, as well as in community settings including GP practices, places of education and people’s places of residence such as care homes, places for looked after children, and people’s own homes
  • It has over 450 inpatient beds across Norfolk and Suffolk
  • NSFT employs approximately 4,500 members of staff
  • NSFT has an annual turnover of just over £311 million (2022/23)

Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Support Accountant
Norfolk - Norwich
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Norwich Community Hospital, Bowthorpe Road
Town: Norwich
County: Norfolk

Requirement to travel to other locations?
No

Work Location: 
Hybrid – would anticipate a minimum of 2 days per week in the office


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270 


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Finance Team. Primarily the role is with the Team supporting Specialist Service, System Operations, Children’s and Young Persons, Palliative Care and Community Beds.

Please refer to job description (DOCX 386kb) for the details of the role.

Further Information:

The Finance team has 26 staff and is split into Corporate Finance and Financial Management. Training and development is a key feature in the team with apprentices, graduate and undergraduate trainees as well as supporting staff to complete their professional qualifications where appropriate. We are proud to promote equality, diversity, inclusion and flexible working, scoring well in a recent survey undertaken by Future Focused Finance (FFF). In addition, the team scores highly in national and local staff engagement surveys. We have FFF accreditation level 1.

The team's vision is “Supporting colleagues and partners to improve the quality of people's lives, in their homes and community by providing relevant and timely financial insight, information and advice.”

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

To learn more about our organisation, please go to http://www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk 


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Assistant
Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 2


Base Location: 
Office: Peterborough City Hospital
Town: Peterborough
County: Cambridgeshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? Yes - Hinchingbrooke Hospital , Huntingdon

Work Location: 
Hybrid - Mixture of office and working from home


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description: 
The post holders will be based in Financial Management working across the Financial Management, Financial Planning and Costing teams.

The roles would suit energetic, hard-working and enthusiastic individuals who are keen to gain a broad range of experience working in NHS Finance. The roles will see the successful candidates combining analytical and interpersonal skills to support a range of stakeholders across the Trust. 

Duties & Responsibilities
The post holders will support the financial management process working within finance, corporate areas and alongside the clinical divisions.  Some of the key tasks will involve detailed variance analysis, month end income and expenditure reconciliation, budget setting and forecast support and participation in budget holder & specialty meetings. 

The roles will also have the opportunity to support a number of projects including contributing to the medium term financial planning process, delivery of the capital expenditure programme and patient-level costing.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.nwangliaft.nhs.uk/


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Assistant / Analyst
Cambridgeshire - Huntingdon
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Royal Papworth House
Town: Huntingdon
County: Cambridgeshire

Requirement to travel to other locations? Yes - Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus.  To ensure the applicant experiences the full breadth of working within a finance function at in a highly specialised Acute Trust, periodic travel to the Hospital site on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus would be encouraged. 

Work Location:
Hybrid / agile working (likely to be a mixture between office / hospital site, and some home working. Flexibility will be facilitated for the right candidate. 


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Financial Management Team within the Finance Directorate.

The post holder will provide support to the Senior Finance Business Partner and the Finance Business Partner for Patient Income.  Delivering timely and accurate monthly management accounts and budget information.

Duties will include.

  • Calculation and input of month end journals, using accruals and prepayments by agreed deadlines.
  • Variance analysis, trend analysis, and producing monthly financial performance reports based on patient level data / income and expenditure.
  • Producing a monthly forecast for both activity, income and expenditure.
  • Central tasks including control account reconciliations.
  • Supporting with the reconciliation / receipting of cash.
  • Analysis of activity, income and expenditure performance.
  • Resolution of ad-hoc queries.
  • Assisting in the collation / calculation of annual indicative activity plans for NHS commissioned activity.
  • To support the finance business partner, meeting operational / clinical leads on a monthly basis to review income / activity positions, provide financial advice, and gather intelligence required for forecasting purposes.
  • Keep detailed working papers to support the auditing of management accounts as required by internal and external audit and ensure all audit recommendations are met.
  • Supporting the team to establish and maintain relationships with both external and internal stakeholders

The successful candidate will enjoy a dynamic role working closely with colleagues across the Directorate and the wider Trust. We are looking for someone who enjoys working as part of a team, is consistently positive in their approach, would be comfortable working with colleagues at all levels across the organisation, ability to work well under pressure, and is innovative and solution focused.

The Finance Directorate at Royal Papworth is wide ranging. The Directorate covers the core financial elements of; Financial Management and Financial Accounts as well as Commissioning and Income, Business Intelligence, and Business / Commercial Services.

The Finance Directorate at Royal Papworth Hospital, is recognised nationally for its commitment to the development and wellbeing of its staff. The team have been shortlisted in the last 3 years for the Havelock award (for learning and development) at the national HFMA Awards. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a supportive environment within a centre of both clinical and financial excellence.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Undergraduate Trainee
Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds
Hybrid

Number of Posts: 1


Base Location: 
Office: Quince House, West Suffolk Hospital
Town: Bury St Edmunds
County: Suffolk

Requirement to travel to other locations? No 

Work Location: Hybrid 


Salary: AfC Band 2 / £20,270


Role Description:

The post holder will be based in the Finance Team.

For further information - download the job description (DOCX 159kb)

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to www.wsh.nhs.uk


Questions / Queries:

Please contact Lizzie.Robson@hee.nhs.uk

 

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